Bahá’í Temple of South America designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects is a 2017 recipient of the AIA Innovation Award.

The Innovation Awards recognize the exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among architects and designers, their collaborators, and their clients, in support of the design, delivery and operation of buildings or research in practice and academia.

This awards program is administered by the Technology in Architectural Practice, an AIA Knowledge Community.

All entries must meet the following requirements:

  • Open to everyone
  • Submissions by jury members or by any firm or organization of which they are members or have a substantial interest are not permitted.

Image credits


Guy Wenborne